If you are like me, it is difficult to explain soaring to non-pilots. The book 'Attack on Tritney' was created as an attempt to get the essence of soaring across to adults and young-adults without being boring. The book is science fiction and takes place in a future without hydrocarbons. Air combat takes place in high performance gliders. It is on Amazon.com - free for Kindle Unlimited subscribers.
Dear Mr. Rothacher,
with this letter we intend to make you aware of our deep dissatisfaction with the decision taken by FLARM to encrypt, once more, the communication protocol of their air traffic alert system, making it thus invisible to similar systems produced by other manufacturers and vice-versa. We credit FLARM of having introduced a fundamental innovation in our sport and of having improved the flight safety.
However for this very same...